Body & Soul - Billie Holiday - Lady Day: The Best Of Billie Holiday (CD)

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Label: Columbia - C2K 85979,Legacy - C2K 85979 • Format: 2x, CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Blues, Pop • Style: Vocal


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  1. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Billie Holiday - Lady Day: The Best Of Billie Holiday at Discogs. Complete your Billie Holiday collection/5(29).
  2. Forget for a moment that The Best of Lady Day: The Best of Billie Holiday was tied into the release of the superb box set, Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia (), thereby offering a bit of advertisement to the full-fledged doesn't matter -- even if there was never a box set, this would have been a welcome addition to Billie Holiday's catalog, since it's the 10/
  3. This incomparable collection draws on the CD boxed set Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia () (CXK ), representing not only her finest work, but American jazz and pop singing at its zenith/5(64).
  4. Body and Soul is a studio album made by jazz singer Billie Holiday, released in In their review of the album, Saturday Review wrote: With changes in her voice which bring Miss Holiday's singing closer to recitative has come an occasional timidity about altering a melody where before there was Jazz.
  5. IMO, AP is making the best sounding jazz releases in the USA today. A few years ago, 2 of my first hi res purchases were HD Tracks Verve 96/24's of Ellington Hodges Side By Side & a similar period Billie Holiday, Lady Sings The Blues/5(8).
  6. Adding to the darkness is Roy Eldridge's trumpet solo, which underlines the disconsolate feeling in the song and Holiday's reading. Available on Columbia/Legacy's two-CD set Lady Day: The Best of Billie Holiday, as well as the momentous ten-CD box Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia.
  7. This session comes from close to the end of the line () in the erstwhile swinging company of Barney Kessel on guitar, Ben Webster on tenor, and naysayers will be quick to point out that Lady Day wasn't in peak form here. But Billie Holiday with some of the platinum chipped off the pipes is still way better than a buncha finger-snappin' wannabes anyday.
  8. Eleanora Fagan (April 7, – July 17, ), professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz and swing music singer with a career spanning 26 years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and music partner Lester Young, Holiday had an innovative influence on jazz music and pop vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating.
  9. The discography of Billie Holiday consists of 12 studio albums, three live albums, 24 compilations, six box sets, and 38 singles.. Holiday recorded extensively for six labels: Columbia Records (on its subsidiary labels Brunswick Records, Vocalion Records, and Okeh Records), from through ; Commodore Records in and ; Decca Records from through ; briefly for Aladdin.